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Hi Guys

I wanted to tap your knowledge, I have a 61 plate 2.0CDTI which, for a while now, has a rough idle.
When I say rough, I mean the rev counter bounces around slightly and, you can feel the engine judder a little at times.
Generally this usually happens first thing in the morning, it goes away (slightly) when the engine is warm and been running for some time.

Iv'e had this once before, with an old Fiat Stilo and, it turns out it was the glow plugs on their way out.

Could this be similar?
It never feels like it will cut out just, it doesn't idle smooth at the moment!

Thanks all! (Y)
 

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Then give it the Italian tune, diesels need a good thrashing every so often especially if you drive like my wife....snail

Give the egr and pipe, turbo sensor and throttle flap end a good clean will feel like a new car.
 

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Also give the maf air flow sensor a clean with some electrical cleaner...located near your air filter.


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The garage found one of the glow plugs was kicking out a fault code, replaced now so am keeping an eye on the idle, may have solved it!
Going to try a few spirited accelerations too!
 
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